Hint: it involves lemon meringue pie!
Pro tip: watch out for radiation
And if the telescope can’t stay on target, the mission is effectively over.
From a hurricane on Saturn to the Horsehead Nebula and a whole moon rising over New York City’s skyline, our roundup of cosmic views from April 2013.
Pictures from Space | March 2013
On a blue-sky day, it’s easy to look up into the far-reaching atmosphere and marvel at the wonders that it holds — and not even realize that anything is staring back at you. But in reality, fleets of satellites and aerospace …
NASA chief Charles Bolden did not have many reassuring words for the U.S. House of Representative Science Committee when he spoke recently about his agency’s efforts to track and mitigate recent threats from space.
The world is a decidedly different place from 250 miles up—one too few of us get to see
For 33 years, America’s Voyager spacecraft have been flying toward the edges of our solar system. TIME surveys the most notable interstellar scenes captured by the Voyager’s cameras along the way.
The lidless eyes of the satellites circle the Earth, looking down upon the surface. The images that satellites like the U.S. Geological Survey’s Landsat 7 become instant feedback about our effect on the planet, how the Earth is …
Dramatic images going wide for the first time tell a surprising tale of Martian eruptions